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Alabama and Oklahoma Set to Play Home-and-Home Series in 2032 & 2033

Alabama and Oklahoma have scheduled a home-and-home football series – but fans will have to wait awhile. The schools announced Tuesday that they’ll meet on Sept. 11, 2032 in Norman, Oklahoma. They’re scheduled to play again the following season in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Sept. 10. The Sooners and Crimson Tide have met six times, including Alabama’s 45-34 win in the…

Auburn Gymnast Undergoing Surgery for Gruesome Injury During Competition

Auburn says a gymnast who suffered devastating leg injuries during an NCAA regional semifinal is undergoing surgery. A statement released by Auburn gymnastics coach Jeff Graba says senior Samantha Cerio suffered two dislocated knees during the competition held Friday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Graba says Dr. James Andrews will operate on the athlete on Monday for injuries that include multiple…

Nate Oats Replaces Avery Johnson as Head Coach of Alabama Basketball

Alabama has hired Nate Oats, who led Buffalo to three NCAA Tournaments in four seasons, as its new men’s basketball coach. Crimson Tide athletic director Greg Byrne announced the hiring Wednesday, three days after parting ways with Avery Johnson. Oats was the Mid-American Conference coach of the year each of the past two seasons. He went 96-43 with the Bulls…

Former Biscuits Standout Inks Long-term Deal with Rays

Courtesy of Montgomery Biscuits Twitter Rookie Brandon Lowe, who made his big league debut last August, has agreed to a $24 million, six-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. Lowe’s deal, announced Wednesday, includes club options for 2025 and 2026 with escalators that could make the agreement worth $49 million over eight seasons. The 24-year-old infielder and outfielder has just…

Chuck Person Pleads Guilty in Widespread College Basketball Bribery Case

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that Chuck Connors Person, a former men’s basketball coach at Auburn University, pled guilty in Manhattan federal court today to receiving approximately $91,500 in cash bribes from athlete advisers in exchange for using his influence over Auburn basketball players to retain the services of…

Mountain Brook’s Trendon Watford Wins Alabama Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year a Second Time

In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Trendon Watford of Mountain Brook High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Alabama Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Watford is the first Gatorade Alabama Boys Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Mountain Brook High School. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence,…

Kaepernick and Reid Settle Collusion Case Against the NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion lawsuits against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances. The…

Gamblers Betting on AAF Games Despite No Knowledge of Teams

Almost no one knows the players and there’s virtually no history to look back on. That’s still not stopping gamblers from making and bookmakers from taking bets on America’s newest professional football league, the Alliance of American Football. One weekend of games has been played and the league has already drawn interest from some gamblers. It’s not nearly as much…

Federal Judge Rejects Possible ‘Do-over’ of Rams-Saints Playoff Game

A federal judge is refusing to order the NFL to implement a rule that could have led to a do-over of the NFC championship game between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams. U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan on Thursday rejected arguments by two Saints season ticket holders who filed suit against the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell….